Diseases

John Deere, Farm Dog mobile-to-sprayer solution moving forward

Farm Dog, John Deere, and ADAMA recently previewed their mobile-to-sprayer integrated solution to 750 agriculture professionals at the 2019 Develop wi... more »

APHIS announces additions, removals from PCN infested area

On Nov. 5, 2018, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) added a 147-acre field to the pale cyst nematode (PCN) infested area in Bingha... more »

Fungicide mancozeb could be banned for Canadian growers

Potato growers in Canada are facing a ban on the fungicide mancozeb. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency of Health Canada, a federal organization... more »

Higher-concentration version of fungicide AZteroid receives EPA approval

AZteroid FC 3.3 fungicide recently received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AZteroid FC 3.3 is a new higher concentration ... more »

Potato-blight

Gene editing could aid against potato oxidization, disease resistance

Since its introduction in 2015, CRISPR-Cas 9 has taken the scientific world by storm. Gene editing has allowed potato breeders to tackle major prod... more »

Miller Research to host annual potato pest management seminar

Miller Research will hold its annual potato pest management seminar Thursday, January 31, 2019, at the Wilson Theater, 610 Fremont St., Rupert,... more »

Gowan targets biological development with EcoFlora Agro acquisition

Gowan Company has created a new business unit dedicated to biological development and innovation. As part of this initiative, Gowan has purchased the ... more »

Biological sprout inhibitor could stop fungal growth

2017 saw European retailers and potato growers scramble to comply with rules requiring lower rates of the commonly used sprout inhibitor chlorpropham ... more »

Soil health symposium coming from Washington State University

Registration is open for Washington State University’s upcoming “Building Soils for Better Potato Crops” symposium. The two-day event is sche... more »

Idaho Association of Plant Protection’s annual meeting set for early November

The Idaho Association of Plant Protection will hold its annual meeting Nov. 7-8, 2018, in Twin Falls. It will touch on numerous insects and bacteri... more »


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